Plan by California Public Utilities Commission hinges upon the roll-out of high volumes of solar (11GW) and battery storage (8.87GW) in US state hit by outages in recent years.
Having already guided expected GAAP net losses of US$145-195 million for 2020, high-performance PV manufacturer, SunPower is planning to make operating cuts to save around US$50 million, due to ongoing impact of COVID-19 and has withdrawn previous financial guidance for the year.
List of public interest workers includes those providing services that are “necessary to maintaining the safety, sanitation and essential operation of residences”.
Silicon Valley firm opts to close down facilities in California and New York following criticisms over staff exposure to pandemic, particularly at Fremont car-making facility.
Plant contracted to a number of municipalities and community choice aggregators is set to be built by the end of the year.
Owners of PV firm could spend decades in prison after still-ongoing criminal case found investors including Warren Buffett’s Berkshire were ‘duped’ of US$1bn to fund ‘lavish’ lifestyle.
State’s energy commission waves through roadmap by utility SMUD to install 1.5GW of utility-scale solar, 600MW of rooftop PV and 560MW of utility-scale energy storage by 2040.
400MW solar plant features 300MW/1,200MWh battery storage system and marks the fourth solar collaboration between the Swiss asset manager and the Californian IPP.
CIT Group’s Power and Energy unit has arranged approximately US$200 million in financing for a 76MW portfolio of community solar projects located across four US states.
US Department of the Interior (DOI) grants planning nod to large-scale installation near the city of Blythe, slightly trimming the plant’s size to reflect environmental and cultural concerns.
California-based Sunpin Solar held a groundbreaking ceremony last week to celebrate the start of construction on its 98MW Titan Solar 1 Project in Ocotillo Wells, California.
A partnership comprised of EDP Renewables and ConnectGen has signed off on a deal with First Solar to acquire three PV projects with a combined installed generation capacity of 278MW.
The US residential PV market reached new heights in Q3 2019, Facebook will benefit from a new PV project in Georgia and more.
Over 700 units are set to go under the hammer this week as part of court-ordered liquidation of Californian solar firm, brought down by FBI probe over Ponzi-style fraud allegations.
In other Golden State developments, LA City Council green lights 8minute's 400MW/1,200MWh solar-plus-storage hybrid, set to supply utility LADWP starting 2022.